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Carcinogen was a band from Irvine, California, USA. They formed in 1990 on Life Is Abuse Records. Their lyrics mostly deal with misanthropy, weed and nihilism. They really sound like Dystopia a lot to me. One of the members (Dino Sommese - Drummer) is also the drummer in Dystopia, Asunder, Lachrymose and Ghoul.
Before Asunder, and even before Dystopia, Dino Sommese played drums in Carcinogen, an undeniably brutal death metal affair with some definite crust, grindcore, and hardcore punk sound to it as well. This all culminates into an intense and, above all, heavy sound with this, their one and only demo from 1992 titled "Kure".
Fans of Rottrevore, Carcass, and Repulsion, and even the more recent act Graves At Sea should check this demo out. Carcinogen play music that is considerably different (more death metal) than anything Dino has done since, and it's definitely up to par in it's heaviosity and extremity. With "Kure", Carcinogen played somewhat like Dystopia, if Dystopia was trying to play Rottrevore and "Symphonies of Sickness"-era Carcass songs. That might be the best way of generally describing the sound with this demo.
I prefer this greatly over any Dystopia album. This demo is more compositionally-interesting to me than anything Dystopia ever released. Dino's drumming is top fucking notch on this demo. Asunder and Dystopia fans may definitely want to seek this out. This might be Dino's all time best band? Track this demo down and decide for yourself if you can find it!